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Sky Bar

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Prudential Center, Boston, MA
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11:30 - 01:00
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Sun 11:00 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

The views from the bar were marvellous and it's free apart from buying your drink, you could go to the observation deck which is in the same building but they charge I think 28 dollars for the views so it's better to go to the bar, the food is also fabulous

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Thank Judith D
Berlin, Germany
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81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015

Make sure you get up there on a clear day. No better place for a 360degree view on Benton! Especially at night, illuminated Boston has it's very own charm.

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Thank KayOnTheRoad
Lausanne, Switzerland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2014 via mobile

I am working for one of the top hospitality School in the world and I must say that I was very disapointed by the service in that restaurant. They were very unfriendly and snobish. The view is great, the food average and the service very bad!

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1 Thank Damien D
Woodbridge, Virginia
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014

SO busy it was standing room only. Cocktail hour...on a Saturday night. Long line for a table, but walk right in for bar service. Great bartender...attentive and fast, despite the crowd...good drinks, reasonable prices....but a great view and experience. A "must do". You WILL impress your date.

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Thank Brion B
Thames, New Zealand
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101 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

Amazing views, comfortable seating, good service and decent wine list - also well-located in the Prudential Centre - which houses wonderful shops as well.

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Thank nzauregionaldirector
Quebec City, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

Amazing bar, amazing martini, amazing view and incredible staff! Expensive but a must visit for a beverage when visit to Boston. When coming from Quebec again, we will visit Skybar again. Thank you for great night!

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Thank SuttonCityLady
Dublin, Ireland
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2013

The view is amazing from the Sky Bar. We didn't eat here but certainly all the food going out looked good. We went on a Saturday night and it was very busy so you should probably get there early for a seat. Strangely we were asked for Passports/Id on the way in despite the fact that we are all very... More 

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Thank Libbyly
london
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2012

Well worth the trip to the 52nd floor for drinks. The view is amazing and the prices no more expensive than the city bars.

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Thank sallyimb
Dublin, Ireland
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2012

Great view from the top of the "Pru" There is a fantastic view of the airport runways with the jets taking off and landing. If making a reservation and want a good view, request a table by the windows. They will do their best to give you one if there are any available. The menu is good and the foor... More 

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2 Thank Aoibh
Kitchener, Ont Canada
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110 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2012

Its nice to see at night but is a very busy place. If your scared of height then don't go. Its 52 floors up

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prudential Center, Boston, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Back Bay

Neighbourhood Profile
Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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